Fall 2016

Tu, Th 3:00-4:50 CFA 244

Instructor: Brian Larson Clark
Office hours: Tuesday 2:00-3:00 (and by appointment), CFA 248A
Email: blclark2@buffalo.edu

Course Description
New Media I is a graduate-level introduction into the design and production of web-based media. Topics will include: web development (HTML5, CSS3), design standards for desktop and mobile websites, working with web development software, implementing jQuery frameworks (Bootstrap, jQuery Mobile), using content management systems (WordPress), and uploading/managing files using FTP Clients.

Course Objectives
Also, at the end of the course the students should be able to:
1. understand and apply the principles of:
– visual communication
– interaction design
2. handcode HTML5 and CSS3
3. create and update a well-designed website which appear consistently in both mobile and desktop browsers
4. create and modify a WordPress website
5. integrate basic jQuery functions

Required Texts
All required texts will be distributed to the class via pdfs and the course website.

Software Used
Sublime Text 2
Adobe Photoshop